Facebook Inc.(FB) plans to announce the opening of a new artificial-intelligence center in Montreal on Friday, according to media reports.
The Facebook AI Research (FAIR) lab is the company's second AI research facility outside of the USA, and will be led by computer scientist and McGill professor Joelle Pineau.
"Our goal with artificial intelligence is to build systems that are better than people at perception - seeing, hearing, language and so on", Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at the company's F8 developer conference in April, reports CNBC.
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It has been extended on several occasions; The latest extension came in July and is expected to last until November 1. The French army's anti-terrorism Operation Sentinel was established following the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris .
American social networking giant Facebook is making a play to expand its artificial intelligence research efforts.
Yann LeCun, Facebook's chief AI scientist, said the company was attracted to Montreal by the city's strong talent pool in artificial intelligence. "We recognize this, and look forward to working with and investing in the AI community in Montreal to help further enhance Canada's status as one of the most innovative research hubs in the world".
Google past year provided $3.33 million in grant funding to the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms, an academic lab based at the University of Montreal that focuses on machine learning. It has also drawn investment from Google and Uber Technologies Inc.
Combined, Pineau's areas of expertise make her a great fit for a company like Facebook that is trying to flawless human-computer interactions, as is the case with chatbots.
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But when BuzzFeed News spoke with them before the election , both she and her father said they did not support Donald Trump . Weiner ran for mayor of New York City in 2013, a bid scuttled by a similar sexting scandal.
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It's unclear why Jenkins went to the basement, but relatives said police told them she appeared to be inebriated. Holmes also told the station that Jenkins appeared to be lost as she stumbled and tried to open several doors.
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According to state law , nursing homes must file emergency preparedness plans with local emergency management in order to operate. The utilities have announced that power outage in some area could be extended for days, it could even extend for weeks.
Under Francia's Instagram post , the courageous kidney donor is receiving an outpouring of love and thanks from Selena's fans. The actress revealed that she has been struggling with lupus after which she has been advised of transplantation.
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This storm grew so immensely powerful over warmer-than-normal Atlantic water that it devastated the first islands in its path. The deaths happened at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills at 1200 N. 35th Avenue, Hollywood police officials said.
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Officials are holding daily calls with those facilities to make sure they have everything they need to care for their residents. The eight elderly patients who died at a Broward County nursing home have not yet been included in the death toll.
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